...and here is old Picasso and the dove and dreams as fragile as pottery with dove in white on clay dark brown as earth is brown from our old battle ground...
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "The dove", appears in The Panther and the Lash, first published 1967 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Daniel Gilliam (b. 1978), "The dove", 2006 [ high voice and piano ], from Langston Hughes Songs, no. 4 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Elie Siegmeister (1909 - 1991), "The dove", 1966, published 1978, orchestrated 1967 [ low voice and piano or orchestra ], from The Face of War, no. 4 [sung text checked 1 time]
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